America. Home of the Brave. We owe so much to those who came before us. We are a lucky nation; a prideful nation. Unfortnately over the years, we’ve also become the most OBESE nation. Pssst…. I’ll give you a hint as to why…it’s what We The People EAT! The freedom to eat whatever and whenever we choose. It’s packaged fake food and portion sizes! So as you … Continue reading RANT: Home of the Brave (and the Obese)
Cauliflowers look like gigantic snowballs dontchya think? And coconut, like little snow flakes. This may not be an obvious choice for a winter smoothie concoction… I do like to try new things, but typically I like my cauliflower whipped and warm and served up with my good friend, cheese. But this is a great way to detox AND get in some healthy nutrients this holiday … Continue reading RECIPE: Cauliflower and Coconut Smoothie
This smoothie is your new best friend. Its superfood contents jam in the vitamins and nutrients your body craves. It blasts sugar cravings and will jostle your body back to health. Its power-packed protein will ramp up your metabolism and keep you satisfied! Sure, it has more ingredients than I like to deal with, especially in the morning, but it’s easier than making eggs and … Continue reading RECIPE: COCONUT SUPERFOOD SMOOTHIE
Simple, stylish, satisfying dessert. These frozen treats will curb any ice cream inkling! Healthy enough to have as a snack. Fewer grams a sugar than a LaraBar and full of flavor! YOU WILL NEED: 2 bananas ~ 1/2 cup almond butter ~ 1/2 cup cocoa nibs (could use chocolate chips if you are feeling naughty or coco powder with a dash of cayenne if you’re feeling spicy) … Continue reading RECIPE: Cocoa Nib Banana Pops
Life is complicated. It’s hard to prepare healthy recipes that honor your body when time and finances are a factor. That’s why I like simple, easy, lickidy-splt recipes. Here’s one I threw together when my mother-in-law (who rocks) left a bag of romaine lettuce in the fridge, after her stay. My husband, the recipient of several failed left-over mash up recipes, texted me to to … Continue reading RECIPE: Garbanzo Bean Salad
Remember how I told you getting in green every day is one of THE BEST things you can do for your health!? Well, this smoothie is super task AND is the perfect morning fix for those of us a little tire of salads. It is clean and crisp, and actually doesn’t taste at all like a salad. The carrot juice adds just enough sweet … Continue reading RECIPE: Salad Smoothie
Don’t freak out if you: A) Don’t know what wheat grass is B) Know what it is, but would rather eat someone else’s finger nail clippings than try it C) You think grass is for hippies and bovines D) Are willing to try wheat grass but don’t know where to get it Wheat grass is not wheat! It’s a low-carb, low cal, alkaline, green, gorgeous, … Continue reading RECIPE: Wheat Grass Smoothie
An email from a Blog Follower: Have you read the book The China Study? It’s the one my friends cite as the reason they don’t eat anything with a mother, no dairy etc. The theory is that protein allows cancer cells to grow. It’s pretty extreme to me, but now alas I think about it when I eat yogurt. Any opinions from you? My response: … Continue reading RANT: A What-a-tarian?